CLAT PG 2021 Date and Mode announced by CLAT Consortium

As widely reported on various news platforms and social media channels, the Consortium of NLUs, who conduct the CLAT PG LLM entrance exam have announced the tentative dates for the CLAT PG 2021.

As of now, the consortium has announced that the 2021 CLAT PG will be conducted in an offline mode – i.e., there will be a physical question paper, with an OMR answer sheet.

A physical CLAT PG 2021 may also entail a return of the subjective or essay part; which had been abandoned in the previous year, mainly due to the online format.

Further details will be available once the online application forms are made available from the 1st of January 2021.

The details are tentative at this time; and are likely to change on the basis of the Covid 19 situation across India.

CLAT PG 2021- Comprehension Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers

  • Overall there are 150+ separate comprehension passages - with 1300+ questions based on the passages
    - Of the above, 50+ passages are provided as stand-alone mini mock tests
    - 100 passages are combined to form 10 full-length mock tests (10 passages - 100 questions each)
    - 2020 Previous Question paper with official answer keys included as mock test
    - All answers include the 'rationale' for the answers for better understanding.
  • The order of the questions and the answer choices are shuffled with every attempt to enable repeated practice
  • All the stand-alone passages & full length mocks should be repeated till you score 100% on each attempt
  • The passages are of various lengths and complexities for better practice
  • Unlimited access & practice - valid for one year from date of purchase

If you are preparing for non-CLAT LLM entrance exams :
  • 11 CLAT PG previous year Papers with answer keys - 2009 to 2019 (as mock tests)
  • 50 full-length old MCQ format mock tests
  • 50 old pattern MCQ mini-mock tests (25 questions each)
  • Summarized overview of Important Jurisprudence topics (For Subjective & Objective questions)
  • Overview of all Constitutional Amendments
  • All Tests & Previous Papers are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • More the 100 LawMint users were selected by various NLUs in 2020 - Including NLSIU, NALSAR
  • Our users were also selected for the IIT KGP LLM, NLU Delhi (AILET PG) & DU LLM programs
CLAT PG 2021 Mock Test Series and Previous Question Papers

Authentic Feedback from previous LawMint users :

I got AIR 21 in CLAT PG 2020. Thank you so much. Your mocks helped me a lot in my preparation 🙂 - Ayushi Jain

I have subscribed to your CLAT PG program and got AIR 36 in this year CLAT PG. I have also secured AIR 54 in AILET PG exam. I would like to thank you. Your mock paper really helps a lot - Shrashank Tripathi

I would like to thank you for the CLAT PG LLM COURSE. Practising mock tests there helped me in getting confidence and hence I was able to get AIR 45 in CLAT PG LLM 2020 - Akshay Awasthi

A year back, I relied on the IIT Kharagpur RGSOIPL mock test series by LawMint to prepare for my RGSOIPL entrance test. Few months back, I relied on your UGC NET Law series to prepare for UGC NET June 2020. I was the topper of the RGSOIPL entrance 2019, and have cracked JRF in UGC NET 2020. All thanks to LawMint - Anshuman Sahoo

"I got AIR 18 in CLAT PG 2019 and General Category rank 28 in AILET PG 2019. I want to thank you for helping me practice well in controlled conditions from any place. It gave me a lot of confidence and I took the tests while travelling too. I also made it to IIT Kharagpur." - Vinodharani

"Lawmint has been of great help to me in securing AIR 25 in AILET PG 2019 and AIR 29 in CLAT PG 2019 examinations. The subjective and objective approach of the test series kept me up to date with the latest exam pattern." - Bhawna Nanda

"I, Nimmy Saira Zachariah joined you clat test series. I cleared AILET PG with 30th rank. Your test series were of immense help as it gave me clear idea of where my preparations stand thank you once again law mint." - Nimmy S Z

"Hey guys. Where do I start? If I thought that getting AIR 59 in Clat PG was it, then how wrong I was. With Lawmint now I have cracked UGC NET as well." - Joyanta Chakraborty

Tentative dates for the CLAT PG 2021

The high-level dates for the CLAT PG 2021 exam are as below :

  • Issue of online applications – 01.01.2021
  • Last date for submission of applications – 31.03.2021
  • Date of CLAT 2021 (CLAT UG and CLAT PG 2021) Test – Sunday, 9.05.2021
  • Time slot for the exam – 3.00 – 5.00 PM
  • Uploading of answer keys on Consortium of NLUs website – 11.05.2021 **
  • Inviting objections – 12.05.2021 to 15.05.2021 **
  • Notification of final answer key – 18.05.2021 **
  • Declaration of the final results  – 24.05.2021 **

These dates are tentative only and are likely to be changed as required. Aspirants should keep checking the official CLAT Consortium website for updates.

** These dates have been extrapolated on the basis of the previous year’s announcement.

Eligibility for the CLAT PG 2021

An LL.B, Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of :
(i) Fifty percent (50%) of marks for general category aspirants; or its equivalent grade or
(ii) Forty five percent (45%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories.

Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in April / May, 2021, are also eligible to apply. However, they will need to produce the required qualification proofs (e.g., marks cards, provisional degree certificates)

Application fee for CLAT PG 2021

The application fee for this year’s exam will be Rs. 4000 for general category candidates; and Rs. 3500 for SC, ST and BPL (Below poverty line) candidates.

Refer to the official notification for the modalities on how to avail the concessional fee.

Test center locations for the CLAT PG 2021

The offline exam is likely to be conducted at around 67 locations across the country. The online exam was conducted at over 200 centers.

This shift from online to offline mode; and the reduction in the number of test centers means that many candidates may have to travel to the nearest city or town to take the test.

Question paper pattern for CLAT PG LLM admission test 2021

With the return to the offline mode, the number of questions is likely to be reduced to 100 objective type questions; to be answered in 90 minutes.

This may be followed by a subjective part, which will require the writing of two essays – of around 500 words each; on two of the four or five topics indicated.

The subjective part may be completed in 30 minutes.

The consortium may choose to have a cut off in the objective part, for the evaluation of the subjective part (As it was originally planned in the previous year). This may mean that candidates scoring less than the cut off in the objective part may be completely eliminated from the final merit list.

As usual, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer, with no negative marking for unanswered questions.

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Model question papers & preparatory material for CLAT PG 2021

The mock test series and preparatory material on LawMint will be based on the official pattern, syllabus and guidelines. We have also included the previous year’s papers in our mock test series.

In addition, Consortium of NLUs website also provides the necessary guidelines, sample questions, model question paper, answer keys and online learning examination materials to registered candidates.

Candidates who enrol for CLAT 2021 can access these details from the website of Consortium of NLUs.

NLU LLM Admissions through CLAT PG 2021

There will be 21 National Law Universities which will admit students for their LLM programs. Together, they will have around 700 seats available through the CLAT PG 2021.

Each NLU will follow their respective reservation patterns, including state or domicile quotas as applicable.

Refer to this article for details: https://lawmint.com/llm-entrance/clat-pg-2021-nlus-private-colleges-psus-using-clat-scores/

PSU selections through CLAT 2021

Several public sector units (PSUs) such as BHEL, OIL, NTPC and ONGC recruit candidates for legal officer or other law related management cadre through the CLAT PG exam.

In 2021 also, several organizations are expected to announce recruitment through the CLAT PG scores as the primary mode of shortlisting.

Refer to this article for details about the PSU recruitment : https://lawmint.com/llm-entrance/clat-pg-2021-nlus-private-colleges-psus-using-clat-scores/

Other Colleges and Universities accepting CLAT 2021 scores

Over 70 colleges and universities across India are likely to admit students for their LLB and LLM level programs on the basis of the CLAT PG 2021 scores.

The final list will be published on the CLAT Consortium website. A tentative list (based on previous year’s data) is available in this article : https://lawmint.com/llm-entrance/clat-pg-2021-nlus-private-colleges-psus-using-clat-scores/

CLAT PG 2021- Comprehension Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers

  • Overall there are 150+ separate comprehension passages - with 1300+ questions based on the passages
    - Of the above, 50+ passages are provided as stand-alone mini mock tests
    - 100 passages are combined to form 10 full-length mock tests (10 passages - 100 questions each)
    - 2020 Previous Question paper with official answer keys included as mock test
    - All answers include the 'rationale' for the answers for better understanding.
  • The order of the questions and the answer choices are shuffled with every attempt to enable repeated practice
  • All the stand-alone passages & full length mocks should be repeated till you score 100% on each attempt
  • The passages are of various lengths and complexities for better practice
  • Unlimited access & practice - valid for one year from date of purchase

If you are preparing for non-CLAT LLM entrance exams :
  • 11 CLAT PG previous year Papers with answer keys - 2009 to 2019 (as mock tests)
  • 50 full-length old MCQ format mock tests
  • 50 old pattern MCQ mini-mock tests (25 questions each)
  • Summarized overview of Important Jurisprudence topics (For Subjective & Objective questions)
  • Overview of all Constitutional Amendments
  • All Tests & Previous Papers are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • More the 100 LawMint users were selected by various NLUs in 2020 - Including NLSIU, NALSAR
  • Our users were also selected for the IIT KGP LLM, NLU Delhi (AILET PG) & DU LLM programs
CLAT PG 2021 Mock Test Series and Previous Question Papers

Authentic Feedback from previous LawMint users :

I got AIR 21 in CLAT PG 2020. Thank you so much. Your mocks helped me a lot in my preparation 🙂 - Ayushi Jain

I have subscribed to your CLAT PG program and got AIR 36 in this year CLAT PG. I have also secured AIR 54 in AILET PG exam. I would like to thank you. Your mock paper really helps a lot - Shrashank Tripathi

I would like to thank you for the CLAT PG LLM COURSE. Practising mock tests there helped me in getting confidence and hence I was able to get AIR 45 in CLAT PG LLM 2020 - Akshay Awasthi

A year back, I relied on the IIT Kharagpur RGSOIPL mock test series by LawMint to prepare for my RGSOIPL entrance test. Few months back, I relied on your UGC NET Law series to prepare for UGC NET June 2020. I was the topper of the RGSOIPL entrance 2019, and have cracked JRF in UGC NET 2020. All thanks to LawMint - Anshuman Sahoo

"I got AIR 18 in CLAT PG 2019 and General Category rank 28 in AILET PG 2019. I want to thank you for helping me practice well in controlled conditions from any place. It gave me a lot of confidence and I took the tests while travelling too. I also made it to IIT Kharagpur." - Vinodharani

"Lawmint has been of great help to me in securing AIR 25 in AILET PG 2019 and AIR 29 in CLAT PG 2019 examinations. The subjective and objective approach of the test series kept me up to date with the latest exam pattern." - Bhawna Nanda

"I, Nimmy Saira Zachariah joined you clat test series. I cleared AILET PG with 30th rank. Your test series were of immense help as it gave me clear idea of where my preparations stand thank you once again law mint." - Nimmy S Z

"Hey guys. Where do I start? If I thought that getting AIR 59 in Clat PG was it, then how wrong I was. With Lawmint now I have cracked UGC NET as well." - Joyanta Chakraborty
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